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Inside the Transportation Data Tug of War Supported by The Overhead Wire and written by Nate Berg The relationship between cities and new mobility companies was tense from the start.   Uber, which launched in San Francisco in 2010, had spread across the country by the end of 2011, opening... View Article

Late-Night Transportation:  How Two Public Agencies Are Filling Service Gaps  Through Mobility on Demand By Susan Shaheen and Adam Cohen   Late-night transportation options are critical to meeting the travel needs of late-night/early-morning commuters, particularly those without an automobile who need employment access and other services. In some cases, riders may... View Article

Convergence of Sharing and Automation:  Need for Proactive Public Policy and Research Understanding By Susan Shaheen and Adam Cohen In recent years, on-demand passenger and courier services – known as Mobility on Demand (MOD) – have grown rapidly due to technology advancements; changing consumer patterns (both mobility and retail consumption); and... View Article

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Changing circumstances entail changing requirements: To pave the way for new mobility concepts and possibilities a range of legal regulations have to be discussed and adapted.
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By Susan Shaheen and Adam Cohen Carpooling is undergoing a period of notable change. In recent years, advancements in technology, social networking, location-based services, wireless services, and cloud technologies are contributing to the growth of shared and on-demand mobility but also a renaissance in IT-enabled carpooling. While Americans are still heavily... View Article